Growing Sunflower Plants

Hello! Sunflowers are very impressive annual flower. Since we have a short growing season here in Michigan, I have started growing sunflower plants by seed indoors. I like growing sunflower plants indoors, I just like watching things grow. The Mammoth sunflowers have started to sprout and I have a sunflower mix I started as well … Read more

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Growing Columbine Plants

Hello! I love this flower, they are so beautiful. I have some seedlings, bare root and blooming plants growing. Recently purchased potted plants already in bloom and planted bare roots in containers to add to my gardens this year. The variety I have, I believe, all of them are the McKana variety. The seeds, bare … Read more

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Best Plants for Container Gardening

Hello! Today I wanted to create a list for people who only have room for container gardening or just don’t want to deal with an actual garden. I researched the best plants for container gardening. I have some from a few categories, annual/biennials, bulbs/corms/tubers, climbers/wall shrubs, conifers, perennials and shrubs. I also want to define … Read more

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Rain Garden Design Plans

Hello! Today I want to talk about Rain Garden Design Plans. Have you ever wondered what a Rain Garden is? Well read below to find out what is a rain garden, the benefits of having a rain garden, Rain garden design plans, how to create your very own rain garden, and discuss the different zones … Read more

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2021 Online Review – Spring Bulbs Sale

Hello Now that spring is in the air and here according to the calendar. Did you plant your spring flowers from bulbs? Have they started to sprout up where you live? In some area, you should be seeing some of the early spring flower bulbs peaking through the ground and in some places started to … Read more

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When to Plant Tulips

Hello! Today I am visiting my daughter and family in northern Alabama and we stopped at a tulip farm close to her house. This gave me some inspiration to write about when to plant tulips. One of the best-known spring bulb is the tulip. Tulips come in a rainbow of colors and varieties. Tulips are … Read more

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How to Grow Patchouli – The Hippie Herb

Hello! Today I am going to talk about how to grow Patchouli. This plant is actually a herb in the mint family. The other thing I found in my research is patchouli has an aroma synonymous with the hippie era. My niece is interested in growing Patchouli, and maybe creating her own essential oils from … Read more

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2021 Review – Raised Bed Garden Kits – Gardener’s Supply

Hello! It’s getting close to that time when you need to start planning your vegetable garden. For some of you, it maybe already time and you are already getting the garden prepared. If you are looking for raised bed garden kits, I am going to review a few of them from Gardener’s Supply. Raised bed … Read more

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Growing Kiwi Fruit Vines

Hello! Today I am going to talk about growing kiwi fruit vines. I found an Issai hardy kiwi vine at our local garden center and decided to grow 2 of them, one for each side of the garden gate arch for them to climb. I have them started in the house getting them mature enough … Read more

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